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May 18, 2013 5:30am EDT
's not easy in this environment getting capital, but it is possible and capital is key. it's the oxygen every small business needs to start and grow. >> and it's a lot about networking here, right? i mean, if you're going to go for friends and family, that's one option, crowd funding. >> one thing to think about, if this person is interested in a restaurant or a day care center, to consider a franchise. whether it's her original idea or a business in a box, sometimes lenders feel a little bit better with a business in a box, because they know it's a tested model. sometimes you'll be able to partner with someone who is a bigger franchise owner in that area, that's one possible way. and i always say, don't ignore the fba, because you never know when they can help you. they actually might be a resource, because i do find that occasionally they will fund some very surprising businesses. >> and there are microfinance organizations out there too. if you look for someone who may focus on your area, who may be willing to give you a small loan, where a bank may not. >> there's a site called prosper an
May 19, 2013 5:00pm EDT
for the judiciary confirmed. and we need to remember, they did that in a much more benign environment the than what we face today. from everybody from the director of consumer financial protection board, to all the members of the nrlb, they're all filibustered by no talk. >> do you think the democrats have been staunch supporters of filling out this board? >> they've been pushing pretty hard. one might argue that they haven't been pushing hard enough. we might reach this really kind of crazy situation in august when the chairman's term expires, ed, that there'll be no confirmed members on the board. and, you know, the zero people and kind of impossible for the board to move forward. >> we talk about filibusters. we talk about not getting positions congress if i we s co. this is all part of the construction. this is all part of the republican plan to discredit this president, to take down labor in this country, and to make it harder on the middle class. i don't know how you can be an advocate for the middle class and call yourself a conservative and not fill this board out. i mean, and sticking it t
May 19, 2013 10:00am EDT
is also in the environment your body is in. a study that examined racial disparities in breast cancer mortality rates between 1980 and 2005 found few differences between black and white women. in the early 1990 ez researchers noticed a curious trend. mortality rates for white women declined and the rates for african-american women stayed consistent. the continuation of the trend find us where we are today. according to the centers for disease control and prevention, while breast cancer deaths are going down for white women, african-american patients have the highest breast cancer death rates among all women. although the incidents of breast cancer remains higher among white women, african-american women are 40% more likely to die from it. so dr. peek, this is so much of the work that you do. >> absolutely. >> what is causing the racial health disparities? >> a lot of people want to focus on tumor biology and potential geneti genetics. there's something to be said about that story. the real story is one about our society and our health care system and how we're treating women as they g
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